Most people see technology as apart from us or as a tool that could eventually be evil or turn against us . But I do think that technology is an extension of the human mind. We are able to communicate almost instantly like telepathy with an extension of an iphone. It all the depends how we use it like FIRE
Got inspire after my last visit at the San Francisco De Young Museum’s “cult of the machine ” exhibit
Emitting a brilliance as if illuminated from within, Rothko´s painting often arouse a deeply emotional responso from viewers. His aim was to create intimate and enveloping environments in which the color, texture, and scale of his compositions would draw the viewer closer. Here the large red orange passage with its velvety, luminous surface helps achive this effect by seeming to project forwar into the viewer´s space, while the dense, dark indigo band below pulls back into itseld. A warm eggpland color at the paintings perimeter gently frames our gaze and encourages us to attend to the act of looking
Ok so this is the explanation at the Sfmoma , and yes I have to say that this painting completely made me look , stop and go within. Which is what is said in all meditation and mindfulness practices, stop look within. He achieved it and that is what art is.
Something that makes us feel what the artist wanted to convey or even a vehicle to an inward experience within oneself…..
Just by entering the room where the painting was made me be present and that is the secret of having a meaningful life… being present in every thing we do.
Ok, just discovered the amazing paint medium which is oil painting …. why new and why just now ?
I’ve been painting in acrylics all along because I was literally scared of oil paints for no reason because they stain and of the many different solvents that you can use etc .
So since I’m a kid born in the 80’s I recurred to the plastic medium acrylic and actually diluted it as an oil paint and made it look like one but with the complexities of the difficulty in blending and the amount of product wasted since it dries so fast .
Oil paint blends so well you can have more realistic outcome , you can fix as you go and have so many layers although a practice in patience since you have to wait for a layer to dry to go to the next one and so on but the effects are worth it .
Here I attach An acrylic paint of mine done as an oil